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Description

Any one remember Beach Head on the C64? Here's the 2000 version. You are one guy in a turret on the beast against the invading army. They come at you with attack choppers, multiple landing crafts, dozens and dozens of soldiers, tanks, attack jets, and more. All you got is your turret, which is armed with machine guns, missiles, and more. Shoot them all, and you'll get to the next level, which features even MORE bad guys to shoot... Occasionally you'll get supplies airdropped, and you must shoot the swinging crate BEFORE it hits the ground... Did I mention your ammo is limited?

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Beach Head 2000 Windows Main menu
Beach Head 2000 Windows another b-52 bites the dust
Beach Head 2000 Windows Game overview
Beach Head 2000 Windows Downed cobra

Alternate Titles

  • "抢摊登陆2002" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

Electric Playground Windows Jul 17, 2000 7.5 out of 10 75
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Windows Oct, 2000 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameBlitz Windows 2000 70 out of 100 70
IGN Windows Jun 21, 2000 6 out of 10 60
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Jun 20, 2000 50 out of 100 50
MacNN Macintosh Dec 04, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Computer Games Magazine Windows Jul 18, 2000 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
PC Player (Germany) Windows Sep, 2000 32 out of 100 32
Shooterplanet Windows Oct 30, 2004 23 out of 100 23
Game Over Online Windows Jun 19, 2000 20 out of 100 20

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Trivia

Arcade port

Unlike most arcade games that start in the arcades and are then ported to the home, Beach Head 2000 took the opposite approach. It was released for the home (by WizardWorks Software and MacSoft) then ported to the arcade (by Global VR).
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